Happy Birthday Margaret Lockwood (September 15, 1916 - July 15, 1990), Britain’s most popular actress of the 1940s, a lady who was far from wicked and whose star will never vanish.



Margaret Lockwood photographed by Wilfrid Newton, c. 1946

Margaret Lockwood photographed by Wilfrid Newton, c. 1946





Margaret Lockwood in The Beloved Vagabond (1936)

Margaret Lockwood in The Beloved Vagabond (1936)



Theatre programme for Noël Coward’s Private Lives, starring Margaret Lockwood and Peter Graves, 1949

Theatre programme for Noël Coward’s Private Lives, starring Margaret Lockwood and Peter Graves, 1949



coeursfideles:

Love Story (Leslie Arliss, 1944)

can’t deal w this dress



Margaret Lockwood with Basil Radford and Naunton Wayne on the set of Night Train to Munich (1940)

Margaret Lockwood with Basil Radford and Naunton Wayne on the set of Night Train to Munich (1940)



grouchosmarx:

Favourite Classic Films (in no particular order)
The Lady Vanishes (1938), dir. Alfred Hitchcock

I’m about as popular as a dose of strychnine.



Margaret Lockwood wearing a beguiling slim dance dress of white cross-bar muslin with a high waistline and narrow shoulder straps.

Margaret Lockwood wearing a beguiling slim dance dress of white cross-bar muslin with a high waistline and narrow shoulder straps.



Margaret Lockwood and Joan Bennett meet the King and Queen at the inaugural Royal Command Film Performance, 1946